Continental Gold Releases Drone Footage of Buriticá Project Construction Site

Toronto, Ontario, October 29, 2018 – Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL; OTCQX:CGOOF) (“Continental” or the “Company”) announces the release of an aerial video of the construction site at its flagship Buriticá project in Antioquia, Colombia. The drone footage from earlier this month, highlighting various construction milestones, begins at the eastern edge of the infrastructure site where the tailings storage facility is located, continues over the leach tank concrete footings and the mill and culminates at the Higabra Tunnel portal entrance. The project is approximately 40% complete and remains on schedule for anticipated first gold pour in H1 2020.


About Continental Gold Inc.
Continental Gold is the leading large-scale gold mining company in Colombia and is presently developing it’s 100% owned Buriticá project in Antioquia. Buriticá is one of the largest and highest-grade gold projects in the world and is being advanced utilizing best practices for mine construction, environmental care and community inclusion. Led by an international management team with a successful record of discovering, financing and developing large high-grade gold deposits in Latin America, the Buriticá project is on schedule with first gold pour anticipated during the first half of 2020. For information on the Buriticá project, please refer to the technical report, prepared in accordance with NI 43–101, entitled “Buriticá Project NI 43–101 Technical Report Feasibility Study, Antioquia, Colombia” and dated March 29, 2016 with an effective date of February 24, 2016, led by independent consultants JDS Energy & Mining Inc. The technical report is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com, on the OTCQX at www.otcmarkets.com and on the Company website at www.continentalgold.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains or refers to forward–looking information under Canadian securities legislation, including statements regarding the development and construction of the Buriticá project, timing of production start-up, advancing the Buriticá project and future plans and objectives of the Company, and is based on current expectations that involve a number of significant business risks and uncertainties. Forward–looking statements are subject to other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward–looking statements. Specific reference is made to the most recent Annual Information Form on file with Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities for a discussion of some of the factors underlying forward–looking statements. All the forward–looking statements made in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements, and are made as of the date hereof. The Company assumes no responsibility to update them or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances other than as required by law.